Met a wonderful man and his dog when my employer sent me to buy mulch. Marian and Rusty, I believe to be their names. Marian is a veteran. He came from California with a truck, trailor, wife and dog. He now has a dog.
I think some of the most wonderful people in the world are homeless. Most love to talk. Many are more sane than I. Marian lives in a tent, up the hill with his dog.
I enjoyed chatting with Marian. Rusty enjoyed protecting his master. He was excited to receive a Bible and change for a cup of coffee. He has plenty of time to read.
He was very appreciative of my Bible gift and said, “I’ll see you, again.”
It brings the thought to mind that we each are but one step away from being homeless. A poorly thought out action here. A poorly thought out response there.
Consider Job. Homeless and did neither….
2 thoughts on ““One step away from being homeless, you and I”~priest”
God is love. There are people like Marian all around us and
yet we ignore them as if they did not exsist. Most would even be grateful for a smile with that stare we give them.
God’s word tells us to minister to the poor and needy, the
lonely etc. May God lead us to minister in His name. Share
what we have and especially God’s love.
I like the thought of sharing what we have. Thanks Mom!